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Banning protests at the Olympics ignores the games’ history

It is the year of the Tokyo Olympics, and the International Olympic Committee was quickly out of the blocks with new guidelines regarding athlete...

Salazar ban  threatens Nike’s image

The clothing company has backed a number of athletes after various allegations and convictions

How your favourite world records are but a sham

The Academy Award-winning Icarus takes you through the shocking rules for cheating the system

Froome rides under a cloud

The four-time Tour de France winner was given a warm welcome in Spain despite doping claims

Tennis star Sharapova banned for two years for doping

The International Tennis Federation banned the tennis champion for two years after she tested positive for banned drug meldonium earlier this year.

Doping always about greed and politics

The latest revelation of Russian doping won't be the last. National self-interest and corruption have blighted sport since the professional era began.

Doping: Russia is definitely not alone

Calls for an independent global drug-testing agency are growing as it becomes clear many nations' procedures fall well below expected standards.

Lebogang Phalula: I’m back and running clean

Determined to put her doping ordeal behind her, long-distance runner Lebogang Phalula has returned to running - with a spate of good results.

Key witness goes public with A-Rod’s doping programme

In a TV interview, a witness in a case against Alex Rodriguez has spoken out against the baseball player's use of banned drugs such as testosterone.

British newspaper ‘happy’ with Lance Armstrong settlement

A UK newspaper says it had settled with Lance Armstrong after it was made to pay damages over a report which suggested he had used banned substances.

Doping: Gay has had multiple positives

Sprinter Tyson Gay failed more than one drug test this year, recording one of his positives at the US championships in June.

I’m a clean athlete, says Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt has insisted he is "clean" and that fans could trust him despite recent failed drugs test by sprint rivals Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay.

Armstrong hits back at federal lawsuit

Disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong says that his former team overlooked allegations of doping because of a lucrative sponsorship deal.

Doping casts shadow over athletics

More cheats are being caught, but there are fears that the public will view the problem as endemic.

Science tries to overtake dopers

Science is becoming the front-runner in discovering how far the human body can be pushed.

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Disrupt the corrupt

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